About the Book Illustrator

The career of Chris Hopkins spans over three decades encompassing many genres including high profile illustration for film, entertainment sports, publishing and the corporate world including theme art for three Superbowls and marquee art for the film, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. He has created work for the US government with works displayed in the White House during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations and a commission from the Obama White House. Many of his paintings are in the permanent collection of the Pentagon. Hopkins has painted works for the Air Force from assignments to Afghanistan, Thailand and Central America. He has created museum exhibits that celebrate the human, spirit painting bodies of work that narrate and recognize the N.W. Coast First Nations People, the Tuskegee Airmen, and the Japanese American Internment.

Hopkins has taught at the Art Center and was resident artist at the Masterpiece Christian Arts Foundation. He has been awarded with gold and silver medals from SILA and a Life Achievement Award from Air Brush Action Magazine, and was a finalist for a Grammy Award in the category of Music packaging design.

Chris Hopkins